Engineering Aide in Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    186233
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563/723-3700

Job Description

Volt is looking for an Engineering Aide to work on-site with our customer in Peoria, IL on a contingent assignment forecasted for 12 months.  This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and repairing instrumentation transducers, data acquisition systems, and components.  Additional responsibilities may include the following:

 
  • Create new instruments and/or modify instrumentation to work on machines.
  • Create documentation for new instrumentation as training guides for instrumentation users.
  •  Manage priority of work with engineers, calibration, and asset management.
  • Maintain repair documentation.
  • Program the data acquisition system in order to verify transducer functionality.
  • Conduct data verification runs.
  • Review data for anomalies.
  • Advanced radio hardware troubleshooting and programming.
  • Modify off-the-shelf instrumentation to work on test machines as needed.
  • May expand into other areas within the instrumentation team as needs dictate (instrument development, component strain gage, machine setup, or asset management).

Requirements

  • Associate degree in a STEM field or equivalent electronics repair experience.
  • 2-5 years of related instrumentation or electronic repair experience.
  • Expert knowledge of electrical systems, circuits, circuit boards, resistance, current, voltage, schematics, electrical theory, physical theory, and application of electrical theory.
  • Expert electronics troubleshooting skills.
  • Expert data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Capable of communicating technical needs with peers, engineers, mechanics, and operators through phone, email, and in-person contact.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Detail-oriented to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously.

Desired:

  • Expert-level experience setting up data acquisition systems.
  • Expert-level knowledge of the theory of sensors, transducers, thermocouples, and strain gages.
  • Knowledge of transducer applications on test machines.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For immediate consideration please email resume to bdexter@volt.com.We look forward to hearing from you soon.